If you don’t know, don’t you think you can do something about that?
One of my biggest pet peeves always comes into action around election time. Well, let’s make that a few of my pet peeves because there is more than one. It irks me when I hear of someone that doesn’t vote. But what really kills me are the reasons. Because lets face it, one of the bright sides of being human and living in this country is you get to do whatever you want to do without coercion. So, if you don’t want to participate, fine, I just think you should back it up with a good reason. I have yet, to hear a good reason for not voting.
Reasons that get under my skin:
I don’t care. How do you not care? Are you paying taxes? Do you have or plan to have children? Do you own a home? Work? Do you go to the doctor? Yeah, then you should care.
It doesn’t matter if I vote or not. Think about if everyone used that excuse and didn’t vote. Where would we be? Your small vote may not change the world or anything but a lot of small votes added up, do make a difference.
I don’t know enough information to vote. This one kills me. Then can you find out? Its hard not to know when its allover the news – even the tabloids and Marie Claire for goodness sakes. Find out what’s happening, sheesh!
It doesn’t really matter who is President, anyway. REALLY? You’re joking, right?
And the best excuse, I don’t know where to vote. A church, school, the post office – these places usually have signage that says in big, red, bold lettering, VOTE HERE.